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Jeffrey Rosen 4h
Thank you & for your wit, eloquence, and skill in debating whether the president has the legal & constitutional authority to . Both of you separated your policy views from your constitutional views—a model debate!
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National Constitution Center 4h
Thanks for joining us!
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National Constitution Center 4h
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This production has been supported by .
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National Constitution Center 4h
., arguing for the motion, was declared the winner, with a 28% shift in his favor. Thank you to Jonathan and for joining us! Watch a full video of tonight’s event, moderated by CEO :
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National Constitution Center 4h
What did our audience think after tonight’s debate and ? Check out graphic two below.
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National Constitution Center 4h
Tonight’s motion: The President has the constitutional or legal authority to build the wall. Graphic one shows how our audience voted on this motion at the start of this evening’s program.
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National Constitution Center 7h
"President Trump also cannot on his own just rewrite those asylum rules either because Congress writes the laws and appropriates the money. That’s how our system works."
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National Constitution Center 7h
"It’s not just Youngstown. Historically and consistently has said that when it comes to border control, presidents are given considerable authority and they have virtually never lost on that ..."
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National Constitution Center 7h
"This is not a military operation … In this case, Congress wrote this military construction statute very carefully and the words are plain."
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National Constitution Center 7h
"I can’t imagine a court saying by definition the border on our country is a civilian matter because historically it hasn’t been."
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National Constitution Center 7h
"He [President Trump] can declare a national emergency. It’s just he can’t get the money and spend it the way he wants to spend it under the statute very specifically written by Congress."
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National Constitution Center 7h
"The reason why this is both constitutional and statutorily permissible is that Congress gave him this authority. Many of us for years have testified against these unilateral grants of authority by Congress ..."
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National Constitution Center 7h
"The way President Trump has gone about part of this funding through the declaration of a national emergency is constitutionally inappropriate and legally impermissible."
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National Constitution Center 7h
starts now! of and of join CEO for a timely debate examining the constitutional legal arguments for and against President Trump’s recent emergency declaration. WATCH LIVE:
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National Constitution Center 9h
Not in Philadelphia? Tonight's livestream kicks off at 6:30 p.m. ET:
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National Constitution Center 10h
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Opening June 19, performances are presented in conjunction with our new exhibit, and Reconstitution: The Battle for Freedom and Equality. Learn more:
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National Constitution Center 10h
Since January 2018 the Center’s theatre department and project team has conducted 10 research trips during the development of our upcoming theatrical performance, FOURTEEN.
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Philadelphia Family 11h
Happy Earth Day! Looking to show some love to planet Earth? Visit 'Creatures of Habitat' at the , learn about green pioneers at all day today, Earth Day Celebration at the Blanche A. Nixon/Cobbs Creek Library @ 4pm !
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National Constitution Center 12h
We the People: and join host to consider whether WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange's indictment poses a threat to press freedom. PODCAST:
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Lyle Denniston 14h
The SCt moves into the major controversy over protection against bias in the workplace based on sexual orientation or transgender identity. Full exploration of the newly granted cases, see
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